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Depression During Pregnancy: My Experienceby  

This post is not intended to diagnose or treat any symptoms.  If you feel this is something you are dealing with, it’s very important that you talk to your doctor or midwife about it as soon as possible. Typically when... Read More

Herbs I Have and What I Do With Themby  

Herbs fascinate me. These timeless plants have been used by various healers over thousands of years in order to treat symptoms, ease discomfort, improve mood or mental function, fight infection, and so much more. It seems to me that many... Read More

Surviving Early Pregnancy With a Houseful of Littlesby  

I remember when I was pregnant with my first. I was working full time as an ESL teacher, but during my time off? I could put my feet up, take a nap when I was tired, make whatever food I... Read More

All Our Little Ducks in a Row (And Baby Makes 6)by  

You know you must be tired when you're a writer and you have exciting news and the only way that you can think of announcing it is to simply blurt it out... We're expecting baby #4! Upon returning home from... Read More

GAPS Diet While Pregnantby  

Written by Kate Tietje, Contributing Writer Over the last few weeks, we’ve been talking a lot about adrenal fatigue here, and one of the potential remedies Stephanie has mentioned is the GAPS diet.  Please go back and read her post... Read More

Homemade Belly Butter (All-Natural Pampering for Pregnant Mamas)by  

Written by Stacy K, Contributing Writer The gift of a child is certainly a blessing and pregnancy can be a wonderful experience.  However, for many of us, the joy and privilege of carrying a new life comes with a few... Read More

A Year of Herbs: Pregnancy and the Use of Essential Oils, Part 2by  

Guest Post by Kimberly of Fertility Flower Continuing on from yesterday's post on the safe use of essential oils in pregnancy, and the first two oils, Lavender and Bergamot. Using Neroli, Chamomile and Geranium Like bergamot, Neroli is part of... Read More

A Year of Herbs: Pregnancy and the Use of Essential Oilsby  

Guest Post by Kimberly of Fertility Flower **Stephanie's note: I had originally intended to put up a tomato canning tutorial tomorrow, but this post was long, and yet so full of good information, whether you are pregnant or simply want... Read More

Charting Primer: Using the Sympto-Thermal Method to Predict Ovulationby  

Guest Post Written by Kimberly Racic Hi, I'm Kimberly and I'm behind a project called Fertility Flower. Stephanie asked me to prepare a primer on fertility charting using the Sympto-Thermal method and I was happy to oblige. First off, let... Read More

The GAPS Diet: One Mom’s Experienceby  

[caption id="attachment_3370" align="alignnone" width="500" caption="Blended vegetable soup- the basis of the GAPS intro diet!"][/caption] Image by Qfamily After all the GAPS diet talk last week (what it is and why we're doing it), I thought it would be good to... Read More

The Handbook of Vintage Remedies: Review and Giveawayby  

This year I've committed myself to studying up on herbs in greater detail, learning how to use them for treating sicknesses, discomforts and other ailments, as well as for boosting our overall health. It's been fascinating so far and I... Read More

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